WHO Model List of Essential Medicines
The WHO Model List of Essential Medications is a list created by the World Health Organization ((WHO) of the most effective and safe medications for any given health care system. More than 150 countries have created their own national essential medication lists based on the WHO list.
The list was first published in 1977 and was last updated in 2016. The list as it stands is surprisingly short:
- Sodium bicarbonate
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